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't he, at the beginning of the night? florida, north carolina and new hampshire, as well? >> he has to sweep all the states that touch the atlantic ocean to have a chance in this race. and i think virginia will tell us a lot. it will tell us if this night ends early for mitt romney. or if we're in for a long night. virginia will tell us that. >> he still has to do well in the midwest. win either ohio or wisconsin. if we give that to president obama, where he's ahead. he's 5 votes short of the 270 electoral votes he needs. all that leaves is nevada, colorado or iowa. the president ahead or tied in all three of the states. >> that's the situation that mitt romney is in. he's got a very narrow path to an electoral college victory. he has to draw an inside straight in this campaign to win it today. he has to do all those things and the path is still narrow to win this. >> matthew dowd, we'll see you tonight. >>> and this year, whether it's tweeting, facebooking or never mind e-mailing, social media has shaped this campaign like never before. it's a new frontier for both candidates. and
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and head back to florida. the plane was headed from fort lauderdale to san juan puerto rico. airline officials say the pilot turned back after a bird hit one of its engines. the jet landed safely back at airport and nobody was hurt. the mechanics checked out the planes for any science of damage. another on saturday diverted this one from charlotte to key west. this one landed safely in fort meyers. birds can cripple airplanes the most famous case in 2009 when geese knocked out both engines new york airways flight over new york city. captain sully sullenberger successfully ditched the plane in the river. it's not just the fax hikes and the spending cuts. the white house says the consequences of going over the fiscal cliff could start even before new year's day. one republic leader says it's up to the president to break the stalemate. plus, woulder now learning how much u.s. troops will not be leaving afghanistan, even when afghan forces take charge of their own security. wait. some troops will be staying behind? wait until you hear this as we approach the bottom of the hour and the to
in florida, we do computer based and web base training, growing from me, myself, and i over the last five years to 10 # 5 employees in ten states. we've been reck nilsedded by -- recognized by the small business administration and "ink" magazine ranking number 36. weave been on the radar, and we got the call from the sba that they needed a small business from the southeast to participate. gerri: all right. keith, you know, we spend time reporting on small business, a lot of small business viewers out there, and we talk about the national federation of independent businesses, and they say two in three businesses, small business owners, say there's too much economic uncertainty, and they want a little less of that. you, yourself, told us these would have been an issue, would have been an issue if president obama didn't meet with us. why is it so important to have the small business voice in the conversation over the fiscal cliff? >> well, i mean, you know, actually, the president said that, and it's a known fact, that small business actually drives this country. i mean, we're the biggest em
commitment to the asian region and our allies there. and in florida they are missing a deadline to report the results of a recount. the challenge mounted by up can congressman allen west. under florida law his democratic challenger will be certified as the winner unless an emergency exemption is granted by the state. and california's supreme court refusing to hear nicollet sheridan's claim. she said she was fired after she accused the show's creator of hitting on her. the show's attorney said her contract simply was not renewed. >>> right now are going to take you to some live amazing pictures. live pictures as three astronauts head home. their capsule is undock from the international space station and soon they will be landing back on earth. there they are right there. yes, dominique has details from los angeles for us. this is actually taped footage. so dominique, give us the details of what is going on and when they are going to arrive home. >> the 33rd expedition of the international space station is over. the commander and her russian and japanese colleagues you saw in the video are
wednesday full-time on the trail in florida trying to balance campaigning and showing sensitivity for the storm victims. >> keep folks in your thoughts and prayers. it's a big part of what america is. when there are challenges, we come together and help one another and that help is needed now. >> reporter: and while romney didn't shy away from criticizing the president's record, he did not mention mr. obama by name. >> we should not continue on the same path, but it's time to take a new path, bold aggressive change. >> reporter: meanwhile, paul ryan and his wife jana spent halloween in their hometown in wisconsin taking their kids trick-or-treating. a maris poll shows a tightening in key states, the president still holds leads in three of them. in iowa, president obama maintains a six-point lead over mitt romney, down from eight two weeks ago. in wisconsin, romney has cut the president's lead in half, he now trails by three points. and in new hampshire, it's basically a dead heat. the president at 49%, romney with 47%. the granite state will be mitt romney's final stop before elec
, to ft. lauderdale, florida. the advice for air travelers, pack a lot of patience. >> it's only just beginning. we haven't done security yet. we haven't done anything. so -- >> reporter: some tips to ease the pain. download one of the smartphone apps that monitors the length of security lines. expedite your screening by limiting your carry-ons. and while you can bring the turkey, don't try to stuff the cranberry sauce in your purse. it's a liquid. and the tsa won't allow it. sound like a lot of work? just look on the bright side. >> it's better than a 20-hour drive. >> happy flying. >> reporter: and one of the most important tips of the day, show up early, especially if you're traveling out of an airport with the protests. show up early. the recommendation here in los angeles, two hours early for a domestic flight. three hours for international. do not forget the patience. >> got to travel. >>> and for all of you that want a head start on the shopping, bianna golodryga is at the smart screen. she has tips on how to get great deals online. >> reporter: why wait until cyber monday when
, to a deadly boat accident that happened just off the coast of florida. a woman is dead and several more were hurt after a boat capsized near pompano beach, florida. the group was back from a thanksgiving diving trip. and bazi kanani has the story. >> reporter: witnesses say the wave came out of nowhere. >> it was windy. there were waves rolling in. >> reporter: the force, apparently so intense, water went over the 45-foot catamaran, tossing the 21 divers and 2 crew members onboard into the ocean. >> chaos. people just in the water and stuff. it's like unbelievable. >> reporter: and rolling the massive boat upside down. >> the wave caught it from behind and it flipped, as he was coming in the harbor. >> reporter: investigators say one woman was killed after she was trapped beneath the capsized boat. other passengers, many with injuries, climbed out of the water and on to the overturned hull. >> we started to do a headcount on everybody. and they were missing one. >> reporter: as beachgoers called 911, nearby boaters raced towards the accident, pulling people on to wave runners and into rescue
. the chinese like california, latin americans, florida, mexican buyers prefer texas. americans bought $82 billion in u.s. homes last year. 7 billion from the chinese who now rank number two just behind canadians in real estate investments. california to new york, the chinese are paying cash for high end multi million dollar homes with special kitchens, in-law suites and koi ponds. >> it's been fantastic for the u.s. housing market because we have not suffered as other communities have. in fact, our property values increased. >> 40% of the chinese buy homes as an investment. sometimes two or three at a time in foreclosure states like nevada and arizona. they're not your typical chinese who earn less than $5,000 a year. they're businessmen and communist party leaders. some looking for a high return. others a part-time residence and a stable future for their family. >> it's a sign of their status, you know. you can show off your friends or family that i can buy something overseas. but everybody can -- not everybody can do it. >> the chinese also get more bang for their buck here. $2 million
in u.s. history and we hope this man is holding the winning ticket. >>> fighting back. the florida socialite caught up in the scandal that took down david petraeus now defending herself. why she says she's been unfairly portrayed and may sue the u.s. government. >>> a young star of "two and a half men" stays he's sorry about hez comments but he's not taking anything back, wednesday, november 28th, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a wednesday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> and i'm savannah guthrie. we should explain something. howie, who we just showed you, is allegedly the lighting designer here at the "today" show but more importantly he's the keeper of the office pool. >> and has been, he says for five years. i've been giving this guy money for ten years. not sure where it's going help. takes it very seriously. gets very disappointed if we don't win. calls us from his home in monte carlo to tell us the news. here's what it's going to look like, if we win
, and then goal. choreographed. or in florida, putt, putt, putt, putt, putt, in the hole, in the hole, in the hole, that's a world record. there we go, guys. play ball, the best soccer goal. the long bicycle kick in sweden. how about this one. >> amazing. >> wow. >> best football play. can you do this, watch the quarterback, a bounce pass and he takes it and throws it for a touchdown at westminster academy in florida. if it's a backwards. our oops of the mount. yao ming on the links, maybe not. >> in brazil, gets the rebound. he's wide open, once, twice, three, and you know what? all four shots were on the wrong basket. there you go. >> hey you go. in north carolina, they blocked the winning field goal, the high school goes nuts and celebrates, and while they are celebratie i the kicking team picks it up and runs it in for a football. another case of premature exhilaration. >> and in brazil, how to stop the offense. have the trainer run on the field and kick the ball away. next time you parachute into a soccer game in ecuador, try not to hit any of the players. >> and in new jersey, junior hockey,
in jacksonville, florida, have finally cleaned up what you see here. they say, that a woman, furious at her husband's divorce, spray painted the new $350 million courthouse with broken hearts and other messages on the columns and sidewalks. she is being charged with criminal mischief. i just want to say, it's sad. i do hope that everybody here finds a way to have some sort of happy ending. it's just not something you want to see. not at all. >> couldn't agree more. >>> how about "pop news"? >> how about it? >> hey! >> happy tuesday, everybody. and to you out there. we begin with the latest supermodel sensation. move over cindy crawford. we want you to meet gorgeous grandpa. oh, yeah. check him out. gorgeous grandpa. that's a man, baby. that is the grandfather of a young fashion designer. she needed pictures for her online fashion business. she used her grandfather out of desperation because she couldn't find a model. and guess what. the 72-year-old's pictures, with his chic hair cut and slender frame went wildly viral around the world. i mean, like chanel is banging on his door now. he is t
. >> cannot wait for that. >>> let's get to the florida lottery murder trial. as amy said, the judge lashed out at defendant dee dee moore, for trying to send some sort of secret code to the jury. he called it her final warning. abc's linsey davis has more on that. >> reporter: dee dee moore is on the verge of getting kicked out of her own murder trial. >> ms. moore, i have cautioned you throughout these proceedings. >> reporter: in court thursday, it seemed that the judge had had enough. issuing the 40-year-old a final warning. accusing moore of using face expression to communicate with jurors. >> think i'm going to warn you for the last time. >> reporter: for a third day, jurors also saw moore crying again in court. this time, as prosecutors played this audiotape of her, allegedly asking a friend to lie to the police. moore is on trial for killing this man, abraham shakespeare, and then, covering it up. prosecutors say she befriended him after he won millions in a state lottery. they say after he burned through most of the cash, moore agreed to manage what he had left. instead, they say,
, thanks as always. george? >>> we're going to turn, now, to the story of a florida man who led a dangerous double-life for years. full-time janitor, part-time bank robber. abc's rob nelson has the details on how it all unraveled. >> reporter: he had the face of a gentle man. but behind that smile, a shocking decades-old secret. 56-year-old michael j. webb seemed to be just a friendly janitor at this la fitness gym working with a smile on his face, and a can-do attitude that seemed to charm baseball legend manny ramirez. when he wasn't at work, this was the webb that terrified tellers and police saw. >> convicted in other states. and served time in other states. he was arrested here in 1990. >> reporter: police say webb was in fact the ex-conpolice once dubbed the counter jumper and the bandana bandit. responsible for dozens of robberies. six of them in the last six months alone. and making out with more than $100,000 in cash. a mint compared to his janitor salary. >> he went behind the counter. went by each teller, got money out of each drawer and left. >> reporter: webb's bank robbing str
grabbed headlines this week. florida senator marco rubio, a practicing catholic, tried to walk the line between science and faith-based creationism when asked how old the planet is. here's what he told "gq" magazine. i'm not a scientist, i don't think i'm qualified to answer a question like that. at the end of the today, i think there are multiple theories out there on how the universe was created and i think this is a country where people should have the opportunity to teach them all. i think parents should be able to teach their kids what their faith says, what science says, whether the earth was created in seven days or seven actual eras, i'm not sure we'll ever be able to answer that. it's one of the great mysteries. famed television scientist bill nye joins me now from los angeles. good morning. so you, like other scientists, say that we know how old the earth is and that the topic is not even up for debate. but every so often a politician makes headlines either denying science or casting some doubt here. so tell us, as far as you know, how old is the earth and how do you know it?
day -- you will love this one -- i was speaking to 400 people in florida. i said the same thing you have to be a party of inclusion. i said if i could make my point, would all the blacks in the room please stand up? not one black in the room. there were two hispanics. if the republican party is not going to reach out and find common ground with these other groups that live in the united states of america, they are not going to win any other elections in the future. if they have no leadership to bring that out, they don't have a voice of inclusion, it is going to be worse. stuart: i have two politically oriented people sitting next to me. andrea? >> i have to challenge you a little bit on that, michael. i mean, dependency is at the root of this problem. so i don't care if mitt romney was a female hispanic, i mean there were two females, carly fiorina excellent ceos and meg whitman running in the state of california. it's not who the messenger is. it is the message people don't like. >> i disagree with you. [talking over each other] >> -- doesn't mean you have immunity from being a ta
is the florida socialite linked to the david petraeus sex scandal. >>> new details in the search for a serial killer. police in new york city are interrogating a man in connection with the case. he's apparently a salesman who peddles clothing from a duffel bag. he was caught on video carrying a duffel bag near the scene of the latest killing. a gun was found at his girlfriend's apartment, and it's the same use fundamental all three murders. sources say he has prior arrests for burglary, harassment and stalking. >>> and the annual white house turkey pardon is under fire. peta says the tradition has to stop. animal rights groups sent a letter to president obama saying, killing turkeys is no joke. the group suggested a vegetarian alternative for the president and his family to eat at their thanksgiving celebration. for peta, this is the point. he's pardoning. maybe he thinks the feelings will be hurt if they hear the joke. >> steve: all right. in the meantime today, the day before thanksgiving is the busiest travel day of the year and from coast to coast, people are pack the airports already. on
mix of fog and brush fire smoke caused a 50-car pile-up on i-4 in florida, killing four. in california, in 2007, dense fog caused this 100-car pile-up near fresno that killed two. and this is the time of year when fog can move in quickly. >> you get the longer, cooler nights and that basically allowed the temperature to cool all the way down to where that moisture can condense and produce some pretty thick fog. >> reporter: fog is notorious for distorting a driver's perception of speed and distance. experts advise to slow way down. don't forget to use your fog lights, not your high beams. and try to pull way over until the fog clears. overall, traffic fatalities continue to decline year round. over thanksgiving, 610 deaths in 2005 to a projected 451 this year, a 26% drop. thanksgiving is the single busiest travel period of the year for families, with 39 million of us driving over these four days, and sunday will be the single busiest day when so many people start heading back home. tom costello, nbc news, washington. >> once again, here's erica. >>> restaurant chain cracker barrel has
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